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Gigabit Ethernet: Migrating to High-Bandwidth LANs (Prentice Hall Series in Computer Networking and Distributed)
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-- The #1 reference to the brand-new Gigabit Ethernet final standard.
-- Covers products from all key network vendors, including Cisco, Bay Networks and 3Com.
-- How to transition to Gigabit Ethernet — with specific performance tips and tricks!
Discover how to plan for Gigabit Ethernet, implement it, and maximize its performance. This is the first comprehensive guide based on the final IEEE Gigabit Ethernet standard.
Examine Gigabit Ethernet technology and the new 802.3z standard in detail, including MAC operation, flow control, physical layer technology and auto-negotiation. Discover which applications can benefit most from Gigabit Ethernet, and learn how it compares with competitive technologies. Walk step-by-step through transitioning from 10 or 100 Mb Ethernet, analyzing Gigabit Ethernet networks, and tuning your network for maximum performance.
Book News Annotation:
Discusses the newly standardized Gigabit Ethernet, delineating the transition to the new technology from the previous 10 and 100 Mb/s Ethernet standards. Covers MAC operation, flow control, physical layer technology, and auto-negotiation. Identifies applications that work best with Gigabit Ethernet, describes hubs and switches used with it, and compares it to other available technologies. Also predicts future developments in Ethernet technology.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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